Where to Eat
A huge choice of restaurants and bars is available with a wide selection of dishes and eating environments. Suggestions can be found on file at our house.
Hotel la Finca Golf and Spa Resort 5 star modern hotel on the La Finca site, a couple of minutes drive from Casa Alta. The main formal restaurant offers creative Mediterranean food at reasonable prices for its surroundings. There’s also an informal restaurant, and a poolside garden bar. (Free wi-fi is available).
The La Finca Club House (within walking distance or 2 minutes by car) offers tapas and drinks or snack meals on the shaded terrace overlooking the greens and trees. A comprehensive a la carte menu is available in the more formal adjacent restaurant.
Several cafés and bars are located within 4 minutes walk of our house.
There are at least 5 restaurants /cafés in our nearest village to the north, Algorfa (5 minutes by car), and many more in Los Montesinos (10 minutes by car to the south).
Within a 20 minute car journey there are scores of places to eat in Almoradí, Benijofar, Rojales, Quesada, San Miguel de Salinas, Guardamar and Torrevieja.
These range from restaurants and bars offering cheap Chinese, Indian and Hungarian dishes, middle of the price range Italian and Spanish, to classy restaurants and hotels providing gastronomic fish, seafood and international fare.
Shopping for Food
A list of outlets is available in our house.
There is a very useful shop 4 minutes walk from 'Casa Alta' which sells fresh milk, bread, a small amount of fresh produce and a reasonable range of frozen food, tins, dried goods and drinks.
our nearest village (5 minutes by car) has a butcher, baker, corner store and a weekly open air market selling fruit and vegetables, olives and oil.
(12 minutes by car) is a large town with two supermarkets offering, with a Spanish emphasis, all that you would expect from such stores including fresh fish and meat.
Guardamar and Torrevieja
(20 minutes by car) each have several larger supermarkets including a gigantic Carrefour at Torrevieja which sells (in addition to vast ranges of food and drink) household items and furniture, garden equipment and leisure items, clothing and footwear.
Local Street Markets
|Mondays:||Elche, Santa Pola|
|Wednesdays:||Algorfa, Callosa de la Segura, San Miguel de Salinas, Guardamar (in the morning at the Calle San Pedro) has 450 stalls|
|Thursdays:||Alicante, La Marina, Rojales|
|Fridays:||Los Montesinos, Torrevieja|
The nearest banks are at Algorfa and Los Montesinos.
Algorfa (5 minutes by car) has a post office located near the town square.
Internet Access and Mobile top-ups
Two outlets are available 4 minutes from our house and another in Algorfa, open weekdays and Saturday morning.
There is a public landline access near the entrance to La Finca.
There is a pharmacy in Algorfa.
A dentist and doctors are located in Algorfa, there is a Health Centre in Almoradí (12 minutes by car), and a hospital on the road to Orihuela (probably about 15 minutes). Full details are available in our guide.
Beauty Services and Fitness Centre
There is a hair salon and beauty services 4 minutes from our house and another in Algorfa.